Experienced strategy and innovation director joins Bray Leino Yucca’s leadership team

April 14, 2017
Experienced strategy and innovation director joins Bray Leino Yucca’s leadership team

Bray Leino Yucca, the Bristol-based digital, direct and data agency, has boosted its leadership team with the appointment of Dwain Thomas as strategy and innovation director. A specialist in customer experience and marketing strategy, Dwain, pictured, joins Bray Leino Yucca after more than two decades working with major brands in...

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Synergy Creative selected by Lidl for employer brand strategy

April 14, 2017
Synergy Creative selected by Lidl for employer brand strategy

Supermarket group Lidl UK has chosen Bristol-based internal communications specialist Synergy Creative to develop its employer brand strategy following a competitive pitch. Synergy will work with the retailer’s recruitment, training and HR teams to craft and deliver recruitment advertising and shape the overall employer brand experience. The new contract...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 14, 2017
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Monday 17 April Bank Holiday Tuesday 18 April Trading statement: Ashmore AGM: Onzima Ventures EGMs: Cobham, Harwood Wealth Management, Sabien Technology Wednesday 19 April Interims: Associated British Foods, Fenner Trading statements: Bunzl, Burberry, Henderson Group, RELX, Rentokil Initial, Rio Tinto, Segro AGMs: Bunzl, Greggs, Harwood Wealth Management, RTC Group,...

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£10,000 raised for St Peter’s Hospice in less than two days by Bond Dickinson staff

April 13, 2017
£10,000 raised for St Peter’s Hospice in less than two days by Bond Dickinson staff

The Bristol office of national law firm Bond Dickinson has taken less than 48 hours to raise more than £10,000 for St Peter’s Hospice, its chosen charity for the next two years. The 250-strong Bristol team pulled in the funds through a range of volunteering and fundraising activities. Starting...

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The Doctor returns – starring a Who’s Who of Bristol’s top filming locations

April 11, 2017
The Doctor returns – starring a Who’s Who of Bristol’s top filming locations

Bristol locations will be in the primetime TV spotlight again when the nation’s favourite time traveller Doctor Who returns to the small screen from this Saturday for a much-awaited new series. The Time Lord has a long-running connection with the city dating back to 1977 when Hengrove’s Imperial Park...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

April 9, 2017
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Monday 10 April Interim: Empiric Student Property Final: Safestay Trading statement: Centamin EGM: Franchise Brands Tuesday 11 April Interims: Applied Graphene Materials, Egdon Resources Final: JD Sports Trading statements: City of London Investment Group, Global Graphics, Vedanta Resources, XP Power AGM: Porvair Economics: BRC like-for-like sales, Consumer price index,...

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Record-setting Bristol balloon channels message of hope for post-Brexit European trade

April 7, 2017
Record-setting Bristol balloon channels message of hope for post-Brexit European trade

A Bristol balloon taking part in today’s world-record flight across the English Channel also conveyed the vital message that the city is still very much open for business with Europe. The balloon owned by Business West, UWE Bristol and Destination Bristol was among the 82 that flew across the...

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Research shows UWE brings £400m and 8,200 jobs to Bristol’s economy

April 7, 2017
Research shows UWE brings £400m and 8,200 jobs to Bristol’s economy

The economic impact of the University of the West of England (UWE) on the region has been revealed in a report showing that in 2014/15 it supported more than 8,200 jobs and generated just over £400m. The independent analysis – the first of its kind – was compiled by...

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Bristol innovators take pride of place on exclusive list of top entrepreneurs

April 7, 2017
Bristol innovators take pride of place on exclusive list of top entrepreneurs

Twenty entrepreneurs from Bristol have been named on an exclusive list of the top 50 innovators helped by SETsquared, the global number one university business incubator. SETsquared, which is backed by a number of universities including the University of Bristol, supports high-growth tech companies that have significant economic impact....

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